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Windows 7: Red X in network icon

01 Jan 2011   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Umm, I'm not sure why Network Connections would be blank since it's connected to your computer's ethernet port. You should have one on there like my screenshot above.

Could you post a screenshot of your Networking and Sharing Center to see what it may say here?


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01 Jan 2011   #12
sparkiem2

 
 

Here is screen shot.

Red X in network icon-network.jpg

If I click on change adapter settings I get this screen and it is blank Red X in network icon-network2.jpg

This shot shows what is driving me nuts.

Red X in network icon-network3.jpg


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01 Jan 2011   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Strange. You could try doing a system restore using a restore point dated when you know that it was not like this to hopefully fix it for you.
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02 Jan 2011   #14
EricOnCrack

7, XP
 
 

I have the same problem, but in my case there's a "Class not registered" and "network unknown issues".
I'll post up some screenshots if you wanna compare. My sound is also being rather odd and isn't working properly. Also, I tried system restoring but it doesn't allow me to..
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02 Jan 2011   #15
sparkiem2

 
 

Hey Shawn
I had already tried the system restore, should have mentioned that. I hope you keep thinking about this and let me know if you come up with any other things I might try. Here is another intresting screenshot, notice how in notification area it says no connection. How does windows determine if you have connection or not?

Red X in network icon-network5.jpg

Eric I would like to see your screen shots to compare.

Thanks
Mike


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02 Jan 2011   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Mike,

Double check to see if you have the Network Connections, Network List Service, Network Location Awareness, and Network Store Interface Service Services set to Started and Automatic.
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02 Jan 2011   #17
sparkiem2

 
 

Yes they are

I am getting ready to go to church now I will not be back online until later this evening. Please post any other ideas you think of.

Thanks
Mike
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02 Jan 2011   #18
sparkiem2

 
 

Hey Shawn
Just letting you know that I have reinstalled windows 7 and all is good. Just got tired of messing with this error. Wanted to thank your for you help.

Thanks again

Mike
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02 Jan 2011   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Mike. Sorry it took a reinstall for you to fix it.
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24 Mar 2011   #20
stacywoodhouse

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

Fixed mine by deleteing Incoming Connections in Network and Sharing Centre > Change Adapter Settings.

Windows Vista to Windows 7 Upgrade.
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